Gareth Wright

Gareth Wright

@garpunkal

Senior C# .net MVC Developer

Umbraco CMS Expert, Contributor and Package Developer

Azure Cloud and DevOps Developer

Front End Developer

Experience

Jaywing

Senior Backend Developer

Jaywing

Home Based

jaywing.com

Jun 2021 - CURRENT1 year and 2 months

  • C# .net 4/5/6 using MVC and CQRS patterns.
  • Umbraco 7, 8, 9 and 10 development.
  • Development of an internal Umbraco 9 and 10 framework.
  • Workthere rebuild including integration of Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
  • Welcome to Sheffield build with EF core, Polly, Flurl and Hangfire.
  • Historic Royal Palaces rebrand project. 
  • Exa website build.
  • Development of an internal studio planner. 
  • Development of packages for Umbraco image optimisation and MailChimp forms workflow.
  • Development of bespoke Umbraco Content Apps.
  • Entity Framework Core using Fluent API and migrations.
  • TailwindCSS, Nunjucks, AlpineJS development.
  • Octopus Deploy and Azure DevOps build and release pipelines.
  • Creation of functional specifications for client projects. 
  • Certified First Aider - St John Ambulance - Emergency First Aid at Work.
Carbon Six

Development Manager

Carbon Six

Remote Working & Farnham, Surrey

Dec 2019 - May 20211 year and 6 months

  • Team management & project development.
  • Outlining best practices and procedures for source control, security and deployments.
  • C# .net MVC development, .net framework and .net core.
  • Umbraco 8 with ModelsBuilder.
  • Development of HubSpot websites with HubL syntax.
  • Project delivery using Azure DevOps with build and release pipelines.
  • Azure hosting service management and integration:
    • Azure functions and logic apps development.
    • App Gateway, Traffic Manager, Virtual Machines, App services, SQL servers, Azure CDN and Blob Storage.
    • Migration from Umbraco Cloud to Microsoft Azure Hosting.
  • Hosting with Amazon Web Services, Umbraco Cloud and Microsoft Azure.
  • Building bespoke solutions for clients:
    • A personalisation engine for Umbraco based on user's behaviour.
    • Utilising Vendr for Umbraco to produce an ecommerce site, including contributions.
    • Creation of packages to integrate with HubSpot eCommerce Bridge and TaxJar with Vendr to show sales tax based on shipping.
    • A product comparison tool, product bundle-builder and recommendation tool.
    • Integration of Shopify, including building a JavaScript shopping cart.
    • Integration of MailChimp / SendInBlue for newsletter subscriptions.
    • Using MaxMind / IPStack for geo location services.
    • NPoco code-first data layer solutions.
  • Building frontend prototypes using:
    • HTML with data attributes, and nunjucks templating, utilising Bootstrap, TailwindCSS and SCSS. 
    • JavaScript with ES modules, JQuery, Node, NPM and Gulp.
Jaywing

Senior Developer

Jaywing

Newbury, Berkshire

jaywing.com

Mar 2019 - Dec 20199 months

  • C# .net MVC development.
  • .net core experience.
  • Experience with Umbraco, Sitecore and Sitefinity.
  • Umbraco CMS Contributor.
  • Extending Umbraco by creating C# and AngularJS packages.
  • Creating NuGet packages for internal & external use.
  • Test Driven Development with MS Test projects.
  • Utilising nPoco and Entity Framework.
  • Integration with Amazon S3 Buckets and Azure Blob Storage
Projects
Contributions
Jaywing

Technical Manager

Jaywing

Newbury, Berkshire

jaywing.com

Jan 2016 - Mar 20193 years and 2 months

  • Technical Manager for various projects and clients.
  • Providing direction for the development team in support of business operations.
  • Staff recruitment, training and resourcing.
  • Improving processes, security and efficiency on technical projects.
  • C# MVC development utilising Umbraco, Sitecore and Sitefinity.
  • Umbraco Gold Partner.
  • Certified Umbraco Expert.
  • Sitecore 8 Certified
  • Extending Umbraco by creating C# and AngularJS packages.
  • SQL Server database administration and optimisation.
  • Azure hosting service management and integration:
    • Traffic Manager.
    • Azure DNS.
    • App services / App service plans.
    • SQL servers and databases.
    • Azure Content Delivery Network.
    • Blob Storage.
    • Vision API
      • AI Cognitive Services for analysing imagery.
    • Media Services
      • Encoding-on-demand and adaptive streaming.
    • Application Insights
      • Server monitoring and fault finding.
Projects
Packages
Jaywing

Senior Web Application Developer

Jaywing

Newbury, Berkshire

jaywing.com

Jul 2008 - Jan 20167 years and 6 months

  • Web development specialising in the Microsoft .net framework.
  • C# MVC and WebForms.
  • Umbraco 6 and 7 experience.
  • Lead developer on top brand projects with tight deadlines, which included team leadership and client liaising.
  • 3rd party integration with various API's.
  • Technical documentation and solution development.
  • Core developer of in-house content management system.
  • Pitching to potential new clients with success.
  • w3 Gold Winner
Jaywing

Web Application Developer

Jaywing

Newbury, Berkshire

jaywing.com

Nov 2006 - Jul 20081 year and 8 months

  • Web development specialising in the Microsoft .net framework.
  • C# WebForms.
  • SQL Server & Management Studio.
  • Core developer on large FMCG websites.
  • Multilingual experience with Arabic sites, including bidirectional layouts.
  • Building websites for high profile clients, under tight deadlines alongside creative and client teams. 
  • Creating bulk email notification systems including queuing and SMTP error handling.
  • Database optimisation and architecture for high load websites.
  • Lead on development of a dynamic survey builder. 
Projects
    Guava

    Web Programmer

    Guava

    Hurst, Berkshire

    Feb 2006 - Nov 20069 months

    MAD Productions

    Web Developer

    MAD Productions

    Colden Common, Winchester, Hampshire

    Apr 2005 - Feb 200610 months

    TNT Magazine

    Webmaster

    TNT Magazine

    Romsey, Hampshire & Earl's Court, London

    Mar 2004 - Apr 20051 year and 1 month

    IBM UK Limited

    Senior Webmaster & Deputy Team Leader

    IBM UK Limited

    Basingstoke, Hampshire

    Apr 2000 - Mar 20043 years and 11 months

    IBM UK Limited

    Public Sector Sales Productivity Centre Professional

    IBM UK Limited

    Basingstoke, Hampshire

    Jul 1999 - Apr 20009 months